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Brake Operator Salary
in Houston, Texas

$31,359 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$426

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Brake Operator is $31,359 a year and $15 an hour in Houston, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Brake Operator is between $24,054 and $37,325. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Houston, Texas.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates power brake that bends, punches, forms, rolls, arcs, or straightens metal sheets, plates, and bars.
  • Positions work manually or with crane against stops, or aligns layout marks to dies.
  • Brushes oil on dies and work piece.
  • Starts machine to lower ram and shape work piece.
  • Tightens die nuts to prevent movement of die, using wrenches.
  • Inspects work for conformance to specifications, using rule, square, or templates.
  • Cleans scale or scrap from die with airhose or brush.
  • May depress pedal to lower ram and shape work piece.
  • May tend furnace to preheat metal to specified temperatures before bending.
  • May be designated according to material shaped.
Brake Operator Job Prevalence in Houston, Texas, United States

Job family: Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 188,520

Estimated population of Brake Operator jobs: 3,141

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$36,353
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Houston, Texas

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Description: Houston ( (listen) HEW-stən) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas, fourth most populous city in the United States, as well as the sixth most populous in North America, with an estimated 2018 population of 2,325,502. Located in Southeast Texas near Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, it is the seat of Harris County and the principal city of the Greater Houston metropolitan area, which is the fifth most populous metropolitan statistical area in the United States and the second most populous in Texas after the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, with a population of 6,997,384 in 2018.Comprising a total area...

Brake Operator Job Listings for Houston, Texas

Bilingual Press Brake Operator
Jul 19
Houston, TX, USA
ProSource Staffing
Combination Press Brake & Amada N/C Punch Press Operator 2nd shift (Monday - Friday = 5:30 PM - 5:00 AM) - overtime and weekends as required - Must be willing to work overtime and weekends or don't ...
Press Brake Setter/Operator
May 29
Tomball, TX, USA
Crow Corporation
Must have 3 - 5 years experience operating Press Brake. Prior experience with Amada Press Brakes a plus. Setup and safely operate CNC Press Brakes to process/produce high quality parts. Essential ...
Press Brake Helper (HIRING IMMEDIATELY)
Jun 28
Houston, TX, USA
TalentWell Services
TalentWell Services is hiring an Press Brake Helper for a private oil and gas company located in ... Aid operator in running, bending, and forming operations using standard and custom punches. * Use a ...
Machine Operator
Jul 12
Houston, TX, USA
private
MACHINE OPERATOR A company in Baytown area has an opening for Machine Operator role. This company is a market leader for the production and development of chemicals, and equipment and instruments ...
Machine Operator - 4659225
Jul 11
Houston, TX, USA
Automation Personnel Services
We currently have an open position for a Machine Operator on 1st shift to join our Houston, TX team. Shift: Monday- Friday 6:00AM - 6:30PM Pay Rate: $11 per hour Essential Functions: Verify stamping ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Brake Operator is $31,359 a year and $15 an hour in Houston, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Brake Operator is between $24,054 and $37,325. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Houston, Texas.

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Brake Operator Job Listings for Houston, Texas

Bilingual Press Brake Operator
Jul 19
Houston, TX, USA
ProSource Staffing
Combination Press Brake & Amada N/C Punch Press Operator 2nd shift (Monday - Friday = 5:30 PM - 5:00 AM) - overtime and weekends as required - Must be willing to work overtime and weekends or don't ...
Press Brake Setter/Operator
May 29
Tomball, TX, USA
Crow Corporation
Must have 3 - 5 years experience operating Press Brake. Prior experience with Amada Press Brakes a plus. Setup and safely operate CNC Press Brakes to process/produce high quality parts. Essential ...
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